International Yoga Day
MATRU PUJA’ was conducted at VKV Vivek Vihar on 28th January 2016 at 3.00 pm for the mothers of the students of Class-X.
At the outset, the respective wards washed the feet of their mothers in a ceremonial and holistic way at the threshold of the Prayer Hall. The auspicious occasion was graced by Sri S.C. Dixit, Principal, VKV Itanagar (Chimpu) & Sri R. Krishna Kumar, Member, VKV APT. The Principal of the host school, Sri Y. Pradep Sir extended a hearty welcome to 100 Parents of Class-X students (both mother & father) and Well-wishers. He added, “Your moral support is our greatest strength as well as a great motivating factor.”
Sri S.C. Dixit. Principal of VKV Itanagar highlighted the importance of MATRI PUJA, emphasizing on the true meaning of DHARMA as one’s duty or responsibility. He advised the assembly of the mothers to realize their power and requested them to inculcate good habits among their children.
Thereafter Matri Puja was performed religiously by Sri R. Krishna Kumar sir.In the feedback session a parent, (a father) mentioned that he was highly touched by the way the Matri Puja was performed with true rituals and in a ceremonial way. He highlighted that the students of Class-X should feel themselves lucky enough that they got this sacred opportunity to touch their mother’s feet which he was deprived of. He also stressed that these students are indeed lucky to read in such highly reputed institutions as VKVs, where they are given all round education and taught values of life, good culture (Sanskar), Simplicity, discipline etc.
Swami Vivekananda Jayanti was celebrated on 12th January 2016 at Vivekananda Hall, R.K. Mission Hospital Compound, Itanagar at 10.00am with great pomp and glory.
Hon’ble Deputy Commissioner, Capital Complex, Sri Mige Kamki was the Chief Guest on the occasion.
About 100 parents and well-wishers and 300 students were present on the occasion.
The programme began with lighting the Lamp by the Chief Guest. It was followed by Felicitation of the Chief Guest by Principal, VKV Vivek Vihar, Sri Y. Pradeep sir. . He also welcomed all the Well-wishers, Parents and students on the occasion. Sri S.K. Shukla Sir, Hindi Teacher, spoke on the Significance of the Day.
Thereafter, Hon’ble Chief Guest gave away the Proficiency prizes to the students.
In his keynote address Hon’ble Chief Guest appreciated our endeavors by saying that in spite of limited resources and limited time, all students and teachers have done very well. These types of activity provides a platform for students to show their innovation and creativity. He also appreciated the standard of the students. He also praised the teaching faculty for taking initiation in giving better education to these children. Lastly he wished all success of this school in near future.
A lucid cultural programme comprising of Local Group Dance, Regional Group dance, Indian Classical Dance, Patriotic Song and Drama based on Incidents from the life of Swami Vivekananda were organized to entertain the august gathering.